The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 39 26 46
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 22 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.67% 7.25% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.29% 7.92% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 9
Median salary £55,000 £72,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.13% +52.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
Penetration Testing
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
350 303 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 90.21% 91.54% 85.00%
Number of salaries quoted 306 207 310
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Cheltenham region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 42 (97.67%) Cybersecurity
2 30 (69.77%) Security Cleared
3 25 (58.14%) Reverse Engineering
3 25 (58.14%) C++
3 25 (58.14%) Java
3 25 (58.14%) Software Engineering
4 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (46.51%) C#
4 20 (46.51%) Big Data
5 17 (39.53%) C
5 17 (39.53%) Ethical Hacking
6 16 (37.21%) Linux
7 15 (34.88%) Algorithms
8 13 (30.23%) DV Cleared
8 13 (30.23%) PHP
8 13 (30.23%) TCP/IP
8 13 (30.23%) Degree
8 13 (30.23%) Firewall
9 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
9 12 (27.91%) Network+ Certification
9 12 (27.91%) Linux+ Certification
9 12 (27.91%) GIAC
9 12 (27.91%) Objective-C
9 12 (27.91%) SSCP
9 12 (27.91%) MCSE
9 12 (27.91%) CCNA
9 12 (27.91%) CISSP
9 12 (27.91%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (27.91%) STL

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (27.91%) Apache Pig
2 8 (18.60%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (9.30%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) Firewall
1 13 (30.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) Big Data
2 12 (27.91%) Apache Hive
2 12 (27.91%) Hadoop
3 8 (18.60%) Data Mining
3 8 (18.60%) MongoDB
4 4 (9.30%) MySQL
4 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.30%) JIRA
1 4 (9.30%) Mercurial
1 4 (9.30%) Subversion
General
1 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Software Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) C# Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Graduate
3 7 (16.28%) IT Graduate
3 7 (16.28%) Trainee
4 6 (13.95%) Computer Science Graduate
4 6 (13.95%) Penetration Tester
4 6 (13.95%) Tester
5 5 (11.63%) Consultant
5 5 (11.63%) Security Consultant
5 5 (11.63%) Security Penetration Tester
5 5 (11.63%) Security Tester
6 4 (9.30%) PHP Software Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Security Specialist
8 1 (2.33%) Ethical Hacker
8 1 (2.33%) Security Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) Java EE
1 12 (27.91%) STL
2 11 (25.58%) Web Services
3 5 (11.63%) CSS
3 5 (11.63%) HTML
4 4 (9.30%) jQuery
4 4 (9.30%) JSON
4 4 (9.30%) Kendo UI
4 4 (9.30%) XML
4 4 (9.30%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Algorithms
2 12 (27.91%) Cybercrime
3 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
3 7 (16.28%) Cryptography
3 7 (16.28%) Mathematics
3 7 (16.28%) Physics
4 3 (6.98%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (4.65%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Linux
2 12 (27.91%) Android
2 12 (27.91%) Apple iOS
3 5 (11.63%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) Solaris
4 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (97.67%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (58.14%) Reverse Engineering
2 25 (58.14%) Software Engineering
3 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (39.53%) Ethical Hacking
5 12 (27.91%) Mobile Development
5 12 (27.91%) Multithreading
6 11 (25.58%) Kanban
6 11 (25.58%) Scrum
7 7 (16.28%) Automated Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Complexity Analysis
7 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.63%) Information Security
8 5 (11.63%) OO
9 4 (9.30%) MVC
9 4 (9.30%) OO PHP
9 4 (9.30%) Secure Coding
10 1 (2.33%) Line Management
10 1 (2.33%) Malware Analysis
10 1 (2.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 25 (58.14%) C++
1 25 (58.14%) Java
2 20 (46.51%) C#
3 17 (39.53%) C
4 13 (30.23%) PHP
5 12 (27.91%) Objective-C
6 7 (16.28%) R
7 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (69.77%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.23%) Degree
2 13 (30.23%) DV Cleared
3 12 (27.91%) CCNA
3 12 (27.91%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (27.91%) CISSP
3 12 (27.91%) GIAC
3 12 (27.91%) Linux+ Certification
3 12 (27.91%) MCSE
3 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (27.91%) Network+ Certification
3 12 (27.91%) SANS
3 12 (27.91%) SSCP
4 5 (11.63%) CEH
4 5 (11.63%) CHECK Team Leader
4 5 (11.63%) CHECK Team Member
4 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
5 4 (9.30%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Zend
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